The Dark Crystal was adapted into comic book form by Marvel Comics. It debuted as a 68 page adaptation in Marvel Super Special #24, in 1982. The story was later re-printed in two issues in April and May, 1983.

This was the first of three Marvel adaptations of Jim Henson movies; it was followed by The Muppets Take Manhattan in 1984, and Labyrinth in 1986.


  • Writer: David Anthony Kraft
  • Penciler, Cover Painting: Bret Blevins
  • Inker: Vince Colletta
  • Background Inks: Rick Bryant, Richard Howell

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